FREIGHTLINER FL-70 1995: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DRUM:CHAMBER

Make : FREIGHTLINER Model : FL-70 Year : 1995
Build Dates : 1991-05-01 - 1995-02-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V018000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-04-28 Date Received by ODI: 1995-02-06 Date Added to Database: 1995-02-22
Manufacturers Involved: FREIGHTLINER LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DRUM:CHAMBER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5700
Summary:
      THE BRAKE CHAMBER MOUNTING STUDS CAN LOOSEN OR PULL THROUGH DUE TO FATIGUE IN THE BRAKE CHAMBER HOUSING CAUSED BY FOUNDATION BRAKE CHATTER.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE BRAKE LINING MATERIALS, REPLACE THE WING BRACKET WITH A REINFORCED BRACKET AND INSTALL BRAKE CHAMBERS WITH REINFORCED CHAMBER HOUSING AND LARGER "1/2"" MOUNTING STUDS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES; AIR;DRUM AND SHOE SYSTEM; CHAMBER.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH 12" AND 16" FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS MOUNTED ON ROCKWELL FOUNDATION BRAKES.NOTE: IF YOUR VEHICLE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE REMEDY IS NOT PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT FREIGHTLINER AT 1-503-735-8000. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.